The Deadlands recently launched their Year 3 Kickstarter, running all this month through Halloween. The Deadlands is a speculative fiction magazine run by Elise Catherine Tobler, formerly of Shimmer. The Deadlands publishes "short stories, poems, and essays about the other realms, of the ends we face here, and the beginnings we find elsewhere." Last year … Continue reading Support The Deadlands’ Kickstarter, and receive a story critique from me!
Strap in. Three days ago, I got my first full manuscript rejection on the novel I'm querying. I should preface this by saying: the agent was incredibly kind. He provided wonderful feedback - both encouraging and critical - read and responded to my manuscript in a very reasonable amount of time, and even emailed me … Continue reading Riding the Writing Roller Coaster
Today, Uncanny Magazine launched their Kickstarter for Year 9, including their special 50th issue. Uncanny is a speculative fiction magazine run by Lynne and Michael Thomas, who put an incredible amount of hard work and passion into their promotion of the magazine and its contributors. My World Fantasy Award-nominated story "The Nine Scents of Sorrow" … Continue reading Support Uncanny’s Year 9 Kickstarter, and receive a manuscript critique from me!
Typically I'd post these ahead of time or within the same month to help facilitate meet-ups or spread the word about readings and appearances, but May was a very busy month for me, so this one is a little bit late! This May, I was excited to be able to attend the New York International … Continue reading Where (was) Jordan: May 2022
This past weekend was the 2021 World Fantasy Convention, and I was so excited to get to attend virtually! My story "The Nine Scents of Sorrow" was nominated for the Best Short Fiction award this year, alongside several other amazing stories. The World Fantasy Convention was a hybrid convention this year; I didn't feel up … Continue reading World Fantasy Convention November 2021